the st. Petersburg news site Fontanka, according to the Russian and Finnish border, has been Sunday, hundreds of cars queue.
the Russians want to spend new year holidays in Finland, and at the same time the sales are of interest to many. Trade association statistics show that russians are buying by far the most foods in Finland dealings. A close second came the dishes and the clothes.
Last year, 3.1 million russians travel to Finland. Almost two out of three was shopping trips and less than a fifth of holiday trips.
a Large part of Finland Sunday journey on living in st. Petersburg or its surrounding municipalities.
on Sunday afternoon Juustilan border station waiting time was more than 4.5 hours, Enso more than three hours and the Upper Urpalan border station about 2.5 hours.
Long lines was beset by human patience quite a bit.
– the Queues are born scandalous the driver, that bypass and that was a constant near-accident situations, to tell Alena a woman named Fontanka.